28 May 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (May 28, 2023) – Two people sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident that took place at an intersection in Queens on the afternoon of Sunday, May 28.

According to Queens Police, the accident happened around 1 p.m. at the intersection of 65th Road and Queens Boulevard. Police confirmed that two pedestrians were walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not entirely known. The driver of the vehicle allegedly remained at the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local Queens responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to assist those in need. Two pedestrians sustained injuries as a result of the accident. One of the pedestrians, identified only as an adult, sustained a minor injury to their leg. An 8-year-old child who was struck was also injured. Both parties are expected to recover.

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time, which led to extensive delays.

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the collision remains ongoing.

We want to offer our warmest sympathies and prayers to those injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Though pedestrian accidents only account for a small percentage of reported accidents in New York every year, they are some of the most severe. In fact, these accidents account for a large portion of traffic-related fatalities when they do occur. On average, approximately 300 pedestrians are killed, and over 15,000 sustain injuries in New York accidents. Intersections are a hotspot for pedestrian accidents due to the fact that many individuals cross the street in these areas. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault, it is important that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible.

As an injured pedestrian, you will need to show that another party is at fault for your accident. This is not always easy to do. Having help from an experienced attorney is crucial, as an attorney can help you in many ways. These include some of the following:

  • Helping you to show liability through various types of evidence
  • Helping you to meet deadlines that are required of you
  • Hiring any expert witnesses that you need to prove your case
  • Answer any legal questions you may have

You have many options after a pedestrian accident, especially if you have sustained life-altering injuries. It is important that you speak with a Queens pedestrian accident lawyer as soon as possible after your accident.

If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, you may find that you are entitled to compensation. Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you get back on your feet and work toward the compensation that you need during these difficult times. You should never have to struggle because of another party’s negligence, which is why we are here for you. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 for more information on how we can help you.

Notes: When writing these accident news pieces, our writers rely on secondary sources. These sources are comprised of police and fire accident reports, news reports, and newspaper articles, as well as first-person testimonies from accident witnesses. Because of this, our team at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. has not independently validated the information regarding this accident. Please get in touch with our company to have any inaccurate information corrected right away. Please let us know if you want the post to be taken down from our website, and we will do our best to comply.

Disclaimers: In order to prevent being engaged in a tragic accident, we wish to encourage the people in our neighborhood to drive slowly and with caution. This news article is not meant to be a solicitation for business. Any information offered shouldn’t be regarded as professional medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post wasn’t taken at the location of the collision.